RECONSTRUCTIVE MEMORY BIAS IN RECALL OF NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL SYMPTOMATOLOGY

Citation
Rc. Hilsabeck et al., RECONSTRUCTIVE MEMORY BIAS IN RECALL OF NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL SYMPTOMATOLOGY, Neuropsychology, development, and cognition. Section A, Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology, 20(3), 1998, pp. 328-338
Citations number
34
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Psycology, Clinical",Psychology,"Clinical Neurology
ISSN journal
1380-3395
Volume
20
Issue
3
Year of publication
1998
Pages
328 - 338
Database
ISI
SICI code
1380-3395(1998)20:3<328:RMBIRO>2.0.ZU;2-T
Abstract
Subjective recall of symptoms among nonlitigants with closed-head and back injuries and non-injured participants with high and low levels of life stressors was evaluated. All participants completed a demographi c questionnaire, the Brief Symptom Inventory, and a symptom checklist. Recall of symptoms by participants with closed-head and back injuries was consistent with perceptions of being worse now than they were bef ore their injuries. The results further suggest that these participant s tend to overestimate the actual degree of change that has taken plac e by recalling fewer pre-injury symptoms than control participants. In addition, participants with closed-head injuries, but not with back i njuries, showed significantly higher levels of symptom endorsement now than controls.